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Old Belize Cultural and Historical Center

Address: Cucumber Beach Marina | Mile 5 Western Highway, Belize City, Belize
Phone Number: 011-501-222-4129
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Ranked #8 of 18 Attractions in Belize City
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Traveler Resources
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Traveler Resources
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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Long drive and not enough beach chairs. We met some fun people from Alabama that were off another cruise ship and that made it more pleasant. The music was way too loud for us older guests aka geezers. We would make another choice next time.

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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

There wasn't much to see here but a few artifacts, pictures, and a bit of art. The house was nice to check-out though.

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houston, tx
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Took a chance on this place as we were getting of a cruise and figured that we'd have better luck negotiating direct then booking through the cruise line. After a 20 minute drive from the boat through the poorer side of the city we got there and from the looks not anything eyecatching but as you approach the ticket counter... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A place that has all-in-one. Can see the Old Belize museum, eat at the restaurant, and or enjoy the lovely man-made beach. We had great time!

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San Diego, CA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Starting with the Mayas, up to the early 1900, you get a good feel for the history of Belize. The captions are very informative and easy to read. It can be reached easily with the local bus for about $1. No need to take a cab as the bus stops upon request.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I enjoyed the atmosphere and scenery, but loved all the old artifacts even more. So much history, activity and food in one place. Nice family setting.

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VA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We met our tour bus at the tourism village. The guide was organized and knowledgeable from start to finish. Took a 20 minute ride and we were there. Toured the historical center first which was interesting and informative. They went went into a theater like setting where were continued a tour of the history of Belize through music and dance.... More 

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Saint Cloud, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The info they have there is small but good. Nice art work and carvings. I was rushed through by my tour guide. I would have liked to stay longer.

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Belize City, Belize
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The old Belize experience is awesome as it provide a historic and cultural perspective of the country with its museum.Its interesting display of the different culture is impressive. A tour guide makes the visit even more value.The restaurant provide very good local as well as international cuisine for your indulgence.The well design man-made cucumber beach is situated just beside the... More 

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Dangriga, Belize
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Old Belize is a combination of a few things the family of travelers might be looking for. There is a little museum with sections of different historical times in the young independent country. You can spend there no more than 15 min (without a talkative guide). At the exit you can buy local arts and crafts. Next to the shop... More 

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